Island News

Port Blair, 27 Nov 2014/--/Acting on a tip off, a team of Civil Supply and Consumer Affair department and the CID raided the godown of Mr. Nishikant Mondal at Babu Line, Port Blair on 25th November from where food...
Port Blair, 27 Nov 2014/--/In a shining example of individual enterprise in the face of official apathy, residents of about 60 households of Kamraj Nagar, Ward No. 6 took it upon themselves to construct a stretch of ...
Port Blair, 27 Nov 2014/--/Agnikula Kshatriya Sangam in a letter to the Lt. Governor has, expressed their happiness and gratitude to him for the introduction of chartered flights from Port Blair to Vaizag (Andhra...

West Bengal & Other States

IPA, 28 Nov 2014/--/First phase of voting has already taken place in Jharkhand, which saw a 62 per cent turnout of the voters, which is surprisingly higher than the voting percentage witnessed during last Lok Sabha election. In the Hindi heartland of UP, Bihar and Jharkhand, the polling percentage...
Ranchi, 28 Nov 2014/--/With the five-phase Assembly polls underway in Jharkhand to elect the 10th government in 14 years, instability is the issue that is uppermost in the minds of voters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also flagged the issue in his campaign speeches, terming it as the single-...

Sports News

New Delhi, 27 Nov 2014/--/The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested that the present President-in-exile N. Srinivasan and his team should step down and not contest elections for the BCCI. The court made it clear to the...
Sydney, 27 Nov 2014/--/Phillip Hughes has died as a result of the injuries he sustained when struck by a bouncer on Tuesday, Cricket Australia has confirmed. He was 25. Team doctor Peter Brukner confirmed the news in a...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 27 Nov 2014/--/The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has decided to wait for the winter session of Parliament to end to pursue the issue of the formation of a committee as promised by the Centre to examine the demand...
Darjeeling, 27 Nov 2014/--/North Bengal Development minister Gautam Deb on Thursday said the state government and the Trinamool Congress will resist any attempt to divide the state and create Gorkhaland and alleged that...
Gangtok, 27 Nov 2014/--/Border trade between India and China at the Nathu La Pass ended for this year on Thursday after starting on May 1. The closing ceremony was organised by businessmen from Rinchengang in Tibet...

National News

Mumbai, 28 Nov 2014/--/The Bombay High Court on Friday allowed applications filed by members of the Muslim community opposing a public interest litigation, seeking ban on participation of children for 'Matam' (mourning...
Thiruvananthapuram, 28 Nov 2014/--/The Kerala government on Friday decided to complete within three days culling of birds hit by H5N1, the strain of avian influenza that has killed thousands of ducks in three districts...

Business News

New Delhi, 27 Nov 2014/--/Seeking to enhance safety of passengers and protect its assets, the Railway Ministry wants to take over operational control of Government Railway Police but is facing opposition from various...
New Delhi, 27 Nov 2014/--/CBI on Thursday filed the case diary and crime files in a sealed cover in a coal blocks allocation case related to Hindalco before a special court, complying with its order. The court has now...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 27 Nov 2014/--/The market saw short-coverings at the fag end in a choppy trade on the last day of November series as the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex closed up by 53 points to end at 28,438.91 while the CNX Nifty also rose by 18 points to settle at 8,494.20, stretching gains for the second...

Reflex Action

28 Nov 2014/--/Twenty-five years ago this month, the Berlin Wall was dismantled by East German citizens who responded to an official announcement of a relaxation of the harsh travel restrictions they faced. Thousands spontaneously flocked to the Wall, overwhelmed the guards, and were soon joined by...

Political Delicacies

23 Nov 2014/--/Former commerce & industry minister in the UPA government Anand Sharma is the man to watch. Sharma, who is known to be a man without roots, is tipped to become LoP in Rajya Sabha if...
16 Nov 2014/--/Dependence of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Venkaiah Naidu is increasing day by day. Venkaiah, who holds the  Parliamentary Affairs portfolio, is very active these days. He is quietl...

North Bengal News

Siliguri, 27 Nov 2014/--/The Darjeeling district CPM threatened to launch an aggressive movement if action is not taken against IC of Siliguri police station for allegedly torturing the people at Ramghat even as...
Hong Kong, 27 Nov 2014/--/An ancient Tibetan silk tapestry has set a world record for Chinese art after it was sold to a Shanghai tycoon for USD 45 million at auction in Hong Kong, according to Christie's. The 600-year...
Jalpaiguri, 27 Nov 2014/--/Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is  scheduled to visit north Bengal on a two-day official tour from December 2 is she is expected to inaugurate and lay foundation stone on a number of...

Video News

Echo World

Kathmandu, 27 Nov 2014/--/A warm handshake and a brief conversation between a smiling Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif replacing their cold vibes brought cheer to SAARC...
Islamabad, 27 Nov 2014/--/Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has claimed that he had documentary evidence about the presence of the dreaded Islamic State terror group in the country. Malik said Prime...

Editorial

28 Nov 2014/--/The chances of getting back black money earned illegally and also stashed abroad illegally seem remote, going by the speech that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Not all names have been accessed by the Government. There are many whose names have been disclosed but whose addresses are unknown. There are many whose names and addresses may be known bu...